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Allen & Cochrane Prescription Drug bottle

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Dates
1906
1917
circa 1906 - 1917
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005029
Description
Oval shape with three flattened sides and a rounded back transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front; white residue inside.
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Accession Number
014005029
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval shape with three flattened sides and a rounded back transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front; white residue inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Allen & Cochrane
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1906
1917
circa 1906 - 1917
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: translucent clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "Allen & Cochrane // 5 Stores // OTTAWA, CAN. // 3 oz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Length
12.0
Width
5.2
Depth
3.0
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Moderate chip on back of bottle; minor white residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
John J. Allen. Wikipedia
Research Facts
John J. Allen was born in Dungannon in Huron County, Ontario in 1871. In 1900, he came to Ottawa and opened a drug store; eventually, he and his partner, William Cochrane, sold their business to United Drug Stores, later Rexall. Allen and Cochrane later established a brokerage firm. John J. Allen was mayor of Ottawa, from 1931 to 1933.
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clinical thermometer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1978.7.12
Description
A one-minute thermometer graduated in degrees F. in an aluminum case that has a push-on cap and a pocket "pen clip."
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Accession Number
1978.7.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
A one-minute thermometer graduated in degrees F. in an aluminum case that has a push-on cap and a pocket "pen clip."
Part Names
thermometer - Size: Length 10 cm
case - Size: Length 11.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Heritage Administration, Dept. of Culture & Recreation, Province of Ontario.
Maker
B-D Medical Center
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver; black
Inscriptions
Printed on one side of thermometer: "56976 B-D MEDICAL CENTER 1 MIN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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cutting needle; atraumatic needle; suture needle

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997037203
Description
A small, clear plastic packet that is square-shaped and closed on three sides with press-sealed seams; the needle is quarter-circle shaped and has a blue mono-filament nylon thread attached; the needle is made of flattened stainless steel and is wrapped inside the packet in a small rectangular-shap…
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Accession Number
997037203
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Needles -- suture
Description
A small, clear plastic packet that is square-shaped and closed on three sides with press-sealed seams; the needle is quarter-circle shaped and has a blue mono-filament nylon thread attached; the needle is made of flattened stainless steel and is wrapped inside the packet in a small rectangular-shaped paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
American Cyanamid Company Davis & Geck Division
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: white; black
nylon: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label inside the plastic envelope: "DAVIS & GECK DIVISION // AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY // STERILE NON-CAPILLARY // ATRAUMATIC ® NEEDLE // Dermalon ® 000 // Blue Monofilament Nylon, USP // 11742"; back of printed label reads, "STERILE NON-CAPILLARY // ATRAUMATIC ® SCE-4 // 3/8 - Circle Cutting Needle // Dermalon ® 000 // Blue Monofilament Nylon, USP // 18 INCHES // 11742"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 4.3 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cutting needle in original condition with original package
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 297 (similar to TE-9) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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